News for Teaching and learning

Monday, March 18, 2019

Natalie Hutchings and Marcel Pinheiro receive the 2019 Excellence in Science Teaching Award

Vision scientist Natalie Hutchings and Biology continuing lecturer Marcel Pinheiro have been awarded the Faculty of Science's 2019 Excellence in Science Teaching Award for their innovative and engaging teaching methods.

Friday, February 1, 2019

Pharmacy student Sean Chih completes military officer training on co-op

Sean standing outside the medical clinic in military attire

Waterloo Pharmacy student Sean Chih always wanted to be a soldier. The second year pharmacy student’s father was a member of Taiwan’s navy, and his grandfather served in the Chinese army. While other kids aspired to be actors or athletes, Sean grew up wanting to follow in his family’s military footsteps.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Waterloo announces the launch of free interactive online chemistry content

Blue molecules on blue background (stock image)

Carey Bissonnette and Laura Ingram from Waterloo’s Department of Chemistry have been awarded a 2018 Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council’s PromoScience grant to expand their online secondary school resource program. 

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Pharmacy student co-ops at Tanzanian hospital

Jung In Kim sitting on mountain top with 3 local children

Haydom Lutheran Hospital is a series of squat brick buildings with metal roofs, nestled in the heart of a rural town called Haydom. It’s in northern Tanzania, a country on the east coast of Africa. The hospital is 300 kilometres from the nearest major city and serves an area that’s home to nearly 1 million people.  It’s also where Jung In Kim, a third-year Waterloo School of Pharmacy student, spent a co-op work term.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Science alumnus creates graduate fellowship to accelerate health and wellness breakthroughs

Bill Rickert standing with arms crossed in a chemistry lab.

Alumnus and entrepreneur Bill Rickert (PhD ’68) is giving generously to the University of Waterloo to honour two professors who changed the course of his career, and to empower the next generation of scientists in biomedicine, biotechnology, and nanomedicine.